Chemist in Gaithersburg, MD at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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Job Description

We have a direct hire opportunity for a motivated HPLC Chemist with experience using HPLC and UV-Vis to join an emerging company in Gaithersburg, Maryland!

Major Responsibilities:

  • Understanding comprehensive R&D plans and being responsible for the implementation of such project plans, including tasks, deliverables, milestones, and timelines
  • Executing laboratory experiments in accordance with plans and standards
  • Preparation of necessary raw materials in laboratory processes e.g. buffers, solvents, media, casting solutions, etc.
  • Perform measurements of (including samples preparation): Viscosity, UV-Vis, HPLC, Membrane flux, rejection, etc. 
  • Data analysis and documentation and reporting of technical progress and results
  • Project deliverables accountability, status updates and other relevant communication to the manager.


  • 2-3 years’ experience with the following lab instruments:  HPLC and UV-Vis
  • Basic knowledge of chemical handling
  • Data analysis and report writing experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Polymeric membrane casting experience
  • Experience using viscometers
  • FEM (finite element method) experience


  • B.S in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field

For IMMEDIATE consideration, email your resume to with the subject line “Chemist”!

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